Passing the Series 66 first attempt

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Nov 17, 2016 9:56 am

So I just landed a prestigious job at JP Morgan. I have my Series 7 but I am required to take and pass the series 66 within 3 weeks on the job. The stakes are high as I will be terminated if I fail. I could really use some good advice as I am scared to death and my career depends on it. Thanks in advance!

Dec 22, 2016 12:29 pm

Don't know if you already started studying, but TC is pretty solid all around. They have a 90% pass rate.

Dec 29, 2016 1:44 pm

Take a quick read in the material.. just once. After this, concentrate on doing exercises. Try to take as many simulated exams as you can, until you're comfortably and consistently scoring 85%+ on them.

While doing the exercises, if you realize you're struggling with a specific topic, go back to the material for a quick look to understand it better. But in general, don't spend much time reading. Spend your time in exercises and simulations.

As for the material options.. In my opinion, any material will make you well prepared, but I personally like Kaplan, and I think it's pretty much all you need to pass the exam.

I got 88 on the exam following this method on my first try. I don't know if it works for everyone, but for me it worked well.

Good luck!